Preserving Historic Photographs
To: Tuesday 14.11.17
Photographic collections are found in libraries, archives and museums all over the world
Their sensitivity to environmental conditions, and the speed with which images can deteriorate present special challenges. This one day training session is led by Susie Clark, accredited photographic conservator. It is aimed at those with responsibility for the care of photographic collections regardless of institutional context.
The day provides an introduction to understanding and identifying photographic processes and their vulnerability, information on common conservation problems and solutions, and the preservation measures that can be taken to prolong the life and accessibility of photographic collections.
Lead Image: British Library Interior; CC BY-SA 2.0